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It's time to revisit "reader favorites" from our Sunday posts on the Charlotte Smarty Pants blog. Your favorite post from June 2014 was about Surfrider Foundation Charlotte Chapter. Enjoy!

“The Sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” ― Jacques Cousteau

For an ocean lover, being land-locked in Charlotte can be tough. Fortunately, this local organization has got you covered. Surfrider Foundation – Charlotte Chapter  brings the ocean to you through education, awareness, and local volunteer opportunities.

As an ambassador for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Parks and Recreation, Surfrider hosts monthly cleanups at nature preserves that border our local lakes and waterways. Each month, volunteers collect over 100 pounds of garbage that otherwise would have ended up in the ocean.

Interested in getting involved? Check out the opportunity below, and visit SHARE Charlotte for more information.

Rise Above Plastics  – Help Charlotte get on board with other major cities that are reducing their single-use plastics footprint.


Pssst...if you missed any of our posts in June, be sure to check out the articles about these great Charlotte organizations: Learning Help Center of Charlotte, Teen Health Connection, Beds for Kids and Camp Blue Skies.

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